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Question 1: Harry Hammond Hess (May 24, 1906 – August 25, 1969) was a geologist and ________ officer in World War II.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States Coast GuardUnited States armed forcesUnited States Navy

Question 2: This work provided a conceptual base for the development of the theory of ________.
Plate tectonicsEarthGeologyNorth American Plate

Question 3: Hess carefully tracked his travel routes to Pacific Ocean landings on the Marianas, Philippines, and ________, continuously using his ship's echo sounder.
Iwo JimaRaising the Flag on Iwo JimaMisawa Air BaseJapan

Question 4: He was a visiting professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa (1949-1950), and the University of Cambridge, ________ (1965).
United KingdomWalesScotlandEngland

Question 5: Considered one of the "founding fathers" of the unifying theory of plate tectonics, Rear Admiral Harry Hammond Hess was born on May 24, 1906 in ________.
BrooklynNew York metropolitan areaNew York CityManhattan

Question 6: Hess joined the ________ during World War II, becoming captain of the USS Cape Johnson, a transport ship equipped with a new technology: sonar.
United States armed forcesUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States NavyUnited States Coast Guard


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